Friday, November 15, 2019

Educating the Net Generation

Oblinger, D. and Oblinger, J. (2005) Educating the Net Generation Bolder CO: EDUCAUSE Somewhat 'old' now, but still essential reading, this collection explores the Net...

Studies Explore Whether the Internet Makes Students Better Writers

Keller, J. (2009) Studies Explore Whether the Internet Makes Students Better Writers Chronicle of Higher Education, June 15 Interesting article exploring the differences between 'academic'...

Higher Education in a Web 2.0 World

Committee of Inquiry into the Changing Learner Experience (2009) Higher Education in a Web 2.0 World Bristol, UK: JISC/HEFCE, 52 pp. 'Supported by the principal...

Text messaging for collaborative learning in South Africa

Makoe, M. (2009) MXit: How to Encourage and Facilitate Communication Among Students eLearning Africa Newsletter, May 12 This interview with a professor from the University...

More on laptops in lectures

Schellenberg, T. (2009) Getting the Half Attention of Students UBC e-Strategy Newsletter, May An article that follows on from the Macleans OnCampus article, with additional...

Campus-based students’ use of e-learning tools

Percival, J. and Muirhead, B. (2009) Prioritizing the Implementation of E-Learning Tools to Enhance the Post-Secondary Learning Environment Journal of Distance Education, Vol. 23,...

Make Way for Millenials: How Today’s College Students are Shaping Educational Space

Rickes, P. (2009) 'Make Way for Millenials: How Today’s College Students are Shaping Educational Space' Planning for Higher Education, Jan - Mar An interesting article...

Online Social Networking on Campus: Understanding What Matters in Student Culture

Martinez Alemán, A. and Wartman, K. (2009) Online Social Networking on Campus: Understanding What Matters in Student Culture New York/London: Routledge

All About Generation Y

At the Online Educa Berlin 2008 conference, several presentations addressed the question: How should we deal with a new generation of learners who grew...

Connectivism: Learning theory of the future or vestige of the past?

Kop, R. and Hill, A. (2008) Connectivism: Learning theory of the future or vestige of the past? International Review of Research in Open and...

About Tony Bates

Dr. Tony Bates is the author of eleven books in the field of online learning and distance education. He has provided consulting services specializing in training in the planning and management of online learning and distance education, working with over 40 organizations in 25 countries. Tony is a Research Associate with Contact North | Contact Nord, Ontario’s Distance Education & Training Network.